Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Accumulate (Page: 12)

Ac*cu"mu*late (#), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accumulated (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Accumulating.] [L. accumulatus, p. p. of accumulare; ad + cumulare to heap. See Cumulate.] To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money. Syn. -- To collect; pile up; store; amass; gather; aggregate; heap together; hoard. [14]


Accumulate (Page: 14)

Ac*cu"mu*late (#), v. i. To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Goldsmith.

Accumulate (Page: 14)

Ac*cu"mu*late (#), a. [L. accumulatus, p. p. of accumulare.] Collected; accumulated. Bacon.